In: Comfortable Dentistry Winchester VA

Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS and dental assistant Julie Tavenner
Nitrous Oxide Eases Anxiety and Pain
December 2, 2016

At Winchester Dental, patient comfort is very important to us. We offer nitrous oxide as a mild form of sedation during certain procedures. In this interview, Dr. Gio Iuculano and dental assistant Julie Tavenner answer basic questions about the use of nitrous oxide.

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Mary Ellen Lowry, certified nurse-midwife, discussing dental care during pregnancy
Dental Care During Pregnancy
September 28, 2016

Did you know that pre-term labor is frequently caused by an infection somewhere in the body—and that this can include your mouth? In this guest video clip, Mary Ellen Lowry, a certified nurse-midwife with Midwifery at Women’s Health Alliance in Chapel Hill, NC, discusses the importance of dental care during pregnancy, as a way of helping expectant mothers to avoid infection.

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Dr. Kelly Richardson, DDS, leaning out of office doorway
Silver Diamine Fluoride at Winchester Dental
September 19, 2016

Winchester Dental is proud to offer silver diamine fluoride treatment, a new dental option that can help to control tooth decay in certain patients. In this interview, Dr. Kelly Richardson, DDS explains how this treatment works, and which patients it can benefit.

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Two group shots of Winchester Dental team
9 Best Practices You’ll Find at Winchester Dental
September 16, 2016

Our commitment to excellence extends throughout our team, and through all aspects of our practice! Our patients tell us we are the best dentists in Winchester. Here are our team members talking about some of the best professional practices you’ll find at Winchester Dental.

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Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS, smiling
Immediate-Load Implants at Winchester Dental
September 14, 2016

Until now, a dental extraction, bone graft, and implant process could sometimes take as long as a year. Thanks to the use of platelet-rich fibrin in dental bone grafting, explains Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS, same-day extractions and implants—also known as immediate-load implants—are becoming a reality!

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Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS
Faster Healing with Platelet-Rich Fibrin
September 12, 2016

Winchester Dental continues to lead in the most advanced dentistry practices! In these video clips, Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS discusses our newest holistic technique: using platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) derived from patients’ own blood to help them heal faster and with less pain during the dental implant process. In some cases, says Dr. Mitchell, using PRF can dramatically speed the overall extraction and implant process—thus saving time and stress. Take a look!

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Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS
Perio Protect® for Healthy Gums
September 7, 2016

It’s easy, gentle, and holistic! Perio Protect® is a new dental treatment that patients can use at home keep their gums clean and healthy. In many cases, it can help reduce the need for professional periodontal treatment, which is often costly and uncomfortable. In this three-minute video clip, Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS—who uses Perio Protect® himself—discusses how easy it is to use, and outlines the numerous health benefits it can provide.

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Meghan Minor, Co-Practice Manager
The Convenience of Same-Day Crowns at Winchester Dental
September 6, 2016

For patients on the go, sometimes the hardest part of dental visits is finding time to schedule them. At Winchester Dental, we’re pleased to offer same-day dental crowns, a streamlined process that typically requires only one visit instead of two or three. In this video interview, assistant office manager Meghan Minor explains how it works.

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Meghan Minor, Co-Practice Manager
First Appointment at Winchester Dental: What Can I Expect?
August 24, 2016

At Winchester Dental, our commitment to your overall health begins at your first appointment. Assistant office manager Meghan Minor discusses the way we familiarize ourselves with your teeth, mouth, and medical history; and then develop treatment plans according to your wishes. It’s a great way to help new patients feel comfortable!

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Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS
Same-Day Dental Crowns at Winchester Dental
July 29, 2016

At Winchester Dental, we are proud to offer our patients the convenience of dental crowns that we design, fabricate, and place within a single visit. In this interview, Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS explains how we create same-day crowns.

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Dr. Gio Iuculano, DDS
Conscious Sedation at Winchester Dental
July 14, 2016

For some patients, dental visits can be overly stressful—sometimes to the point that patients will avoid them altogether. At Winchester Dental, we understand this! We can provide a conscious sedation solution to greatly reduce stress, and help fearful patients relax before and during their appointments. In this video, Dr. Gio explains the benefits of conscious sedation and how it works.

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Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS
Patient Comfort and Family Atmosphere at Winchester Dental
July 8, 2016

At Winchester Dental, patient comfort and a family atmosphere go hand in hand. Dr. Frank Mitchell, DDS reflects on the way both of these factors help patients to have a positive dental experience.

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